On Friday, U.S. markets posted biggest daily gains in 3 months

On Friday (December 4, 2015), the U.S stock markets were highly positive.  The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) increased by 2.12% to 17,848; the S&P 500 (SPX) rose by 2.05%, to 2,092; the Nasdaq Composite (COMP) rose by 2.07%, to 5,142.

On weekly basis, DJIA increased by 0.3%S&P 500 was flat over the week; Nasdaq Composite rose by 0.3%.

On the year-to-date basis, DJIA increased by 0.14%S&P 500 rose by 1.59%, and Nasdaq Composite increased by 8.59%.